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Sony DSC-QX10-B Digital Camera

Compact Camera 18.9MP 10x Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Seven industry awards
No flash
Spotty wireless connectivity
310 Reviews + 7 Awards
teknokulis.com Innovation log.com.tr Editor's Choice reviewed.com Best of Year hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended

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Reviews

Seven Industry Awards

Three expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this Sony digital camera. This Sony camera received a "Recommended" award from Gagadget.com, Vido.com.ua and Hardwarezone.com.ph.

An additional three expert review sites all endorsed this camera. This Sony camera received an "Innovative Design" award from review website 3dnews.ru and the expert at review website Log.com.tr gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and thought it was fantastic. Also, review site Teknokulis.com gave this camera an "Innovation" award and decided it was pioneering.

This camera received a "Best of Year" award from Reviewed.com.

Average Owner Reviews

On average, based on 164 owner reviews the average owner rating of this high megapixel digital camera is 79 out of 100. 85% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Sony Has Good Camera Reviews

We checked 23,045 user and expert reviews (including 7,132 verified purchases) for Sony cameras and found that on average Sony has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Sony has good ratings specifically for its high megapixel cameras. 92% of those that bought a Sony digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Fourty experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Pocket Lint have rated this digital camera on average 67 out of 100.


Light Exposure

Supports Five ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the DSC-QX10-B is more than most high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Sony digital camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities "1000", "1600", "3200" and "12800" are also supported by this Sony camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have an HDMI

The DSC-QX10-B does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched more than a year ago which have an HDMI.

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Support

Limited Manual Control

Six owners who bought this digital camera considered that it did not have good technical guidance. Digital Versus wrote in their review of this digital camera “No manual settings available” . Engadget.com wrote “Limited manual control”. Expert review site Pocket-Lint.com wrote in their Sony DSC-QX10-B review “We can't help being excited about the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-QX10” .


Smart TV

Spotty Wireless Connectivity

Three customers who purchased the Sony DSC-QX10-B concluded that it was not good in terms of connectivity. Mashable.com mentioned four years ago “Spotty wireless connectivity” in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10-B. Bestbuy.com wrote “Wireless connectivity is slow” in their review of this digital camera.

One owner considered that this digital camera was not easy to sync. Bestbuy.com wrote three years ago “Syncing with iphone”.

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Power

Weak Battery Life

Nine owners mentioned in their reviews that the product did not have a good battery life. Pocket Lint mentioned “Could offer more control for advanced users, slow to get connected, battery life isn't amazing, no flash, some lag on display”. Four years ago Mashable.com wrote “Weak battery life”. Amateurphotographer.co.uk wrote also four years ago “The LCD screen eats up battery life” in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10-B.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Eighteen customers concluded that it was compact. Ephotozine.com wrote on expert website Ephotozine “The Sony Cyber-shot QX10 is a compact.” and rated it 6 stars. Whatdigitalcamera.com said on What Digital Camera “Designed to merge the technology that's used within Sony's compact cameras into a small handheld unit that can be controlled wirelessly by a mobile device via Wi-fi or NFC” in their Sony DSC-QX10-B review. Cnet.com mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10-B on CNET.com “The QX100, are essentially compact cameras redesigned for people who've forsaken standalone cameras for”.

Four people reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Grreatt mentioned on Bestbuy.com two years ago “Bulky and heavy; hard to hold steady”. Domanz mentioned “So bulky to carry in my pocket” and gave it a rating of 6 stars. Simba mentioned “It improves the quality of pictures greatly, seems a bit bulky” in their Sony DSC-QX10-B review.

Two people reckoned that it was easy to carry around. Lucy said on Bestbuy.com “It's not easy to carry around and there is no case for it” in her Sony DSC-QX10-B review. Two years ago Pingme1x said “Compact size makes it easy to carry along on listing appointments” in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10-B and gave it a rating of 8 stars.

Two owners concluded that it was lightweight. Three years ago Gusarp mentioned in their Sony DSC-QX10-B review on Walmart.com “The camera itself is lightweight”. Stabletv said on Bestbuy.com “I love this camera its small, lightweight and easy to use”.

One customer thought the product was a good size.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 165 grams, the DSC-QX10-B has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera.

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Features

3-Inch LCD, High-End Resolution, Good Mix of Automatic and Manual Features, Several Unique Features

Four customers who reviewed it mentioned that it had good features. Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned “3-inch LCD, high-end resolution, good mix of automatic and manual features, several unique features”. Also three years ago Bestbuy.com wrote in their Sony DSC-QX10-B review “The wireless features are nice” however they only scored it 18.8 out of 100. Expert website Stuff.tv/my/ mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10-B three years ago “The hardware is sound and software features should be improved along the way” and rated this digital camera 5 stars.


Lens System

Four Aspheric Elements

The DSC-QX10-B is a four aspheric element camera. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera have between 1 and 10 aspheric elements.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the Sony DSC-QX10-B has a fairly typical optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth looking at include the Canon SX720 HS[plb_3300259_price] (40x).

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Design

Robust

Five people reckoned that it was well made. Ephotozine.com gave it a rating of 6 stars and mentioned on expert website Ephotozine “With built in Wi-Fi and NFC the lens camera unit can connect to any compatible”. Lhorn said “This camera/lens is a big improvement on the built in Iphone camera” and gave the Sony DSC-QX10-B a score of 7 stars. Donatello gave it a score of 7 stars and said on Bestbuy.com “The picture quality is better than the smartphone built in camera” in their review of this digital camera.

Three customers said in their reviews that it was reliable. Overcat mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Walmart.com “And I wish the remote interface software was more reliable”. Liberator69 mentioned “All in all QX10 is easy and quite reliable point shoot unit” in their review of this digital camera. Three years ago Jonj928 mentioned in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10-B “The interface really needs to be fixed and reliable”.

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Nice Design

Thirteen customers who reviewed it considered that it was good looking. Digitalcamerainfo.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The Sony DSC-R1 made news as the first all-in-one camera with a DSLR-sized sensor and a gorgeous, Zeiss-labeled zoom lens fixed to the camera body”. Four years ago expert website Pocket-Lint.com wrote in their Sony DSC-QX10-B review “The new lens-style cameras are pretty special”. Two years ago Overcat scored this digital camera 5 stars and wrote on Walmart.com “It is pretty common for the camera” in their Sony DSC-QX10-B review.

Two people said in their reviews that it was well designed. Munndial gave the product a score of 10 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera four years ago “It works very well! Excellent design by Sony”.

One owner said that it was neat. Lilhuck said in their review of this digital camera “Given that I'm an educator and have lots of spur-of-the-moment photo opportunities with my students, this neat little camera beats my phone camera, hands down” .

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Image Quality

Fourty-eight owners reckoned that it was good quality. Four years ago What Digital Camera said in their review of this digital camera “Image Quality”. Stuff.tv/my/ said in their review of this digital camera “Good image and movie quality” nonetheless they only scored it 18.8 out of 100. Digital Versus mentioned “Better picture quality than the average smartphone camera”.

Handy Optical Zoom

Thirty-five people who bought it reckoned that it was easy to use. Four years ago Digital Versus mentioned “PlayMemories Mobile app is easy to use” however despite that they rated the product 1 stars. Also four years ago Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned “Intuitive and large 3in touch-screen LCD with good visibility” in their review of this digital camera yet they only scored it 14 out of 100. Mashable.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Handy optical zoom” but even so they gave the Sony DSC-QX10-B a score of 1 stars.

Five people who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to setup. Liberator69 gave it a rating of 8 stars and said “When you start paying more money on QX100 or QX1 I would recommend to setup up and invest on DSLR (Nikon, Canon, Leica, Pentax )or M4/3 like Olympus OMD, PEN” in their review of this digital camera. Fantacyluver wrote “Picture quality is so so, bought when it was on sale, good for price, easy to set up”. Bizandtour wrote on Bestbuy.com “Easy to set up and use”.

Three owners agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Bestbuy.com wrote in their review of this digital camera three years ago “I hate trying to hold my phone” yet they rated it 18.8 out of 100.

Two owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Digitalcamerainfo.com said “Takes very good photos in low light settings” in their review of this digital camera however despite that they gave the product a rating of 1 stars. Three years ago Shawna wrote “It's really easy to switch out settings - even between photo”.

One customer who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had a good interface.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The Sony DSC-QX10-B has a hand strap. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also have a hand strap.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The DSC-QX10-B has a battery charger included, as do most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Camera

Has a Tripod Mountable

The DSC-QX10-B has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The DSC-QX10-B has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

We compared all the other cameras with an image stabilizer to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony Alpha A7 II[plb_2584731_price], and the Samsung NX500[plb_2747846_price] is also worth considering.

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4896 X 3672 Still Image Resolution

The DSC-QX10-B has a 4896 x 3672 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. Most cameras that have been around for around the same time as it have a 2560 x 1920 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s) of 4896 x 2752 and 1920 x 1080 and 2592 x 1944. The worst still image resolution of all cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The DSC-QX10-B supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera.

There are a number of other cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Alpha A7[pl_3191663_price], the RX10 II[pl_3714299_price], or the Alpha A7 II[pl_2584731_price] all from Sony.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The DSC-QX10-B supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched more than a year ago also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Four people considered that this digital camera had a good viewfinder. Technabob.com mentioned four years ago “The Cyber-shot QX10 and QX100 Lens Cameras pack all of the necessary hardware inside a tiny cylinder, save for a viewfinder”. Biggiestuff mentioned on Bestbuy.com three years ago “Using the phone as a viewfinder is great because it's nice” in their review of this digital camera. Gmodlo scored the product 7 stars and said on Walmart.com “No control of flash no viewfinder (duh.”.

Two owners wrote in their reviews that the Sony DSC-QX10-B had a good screen. Jacel91 said “At a much better price since you are providing the screen” and rated it 6 stars. Avetis gave it a rating of 7 stars and wrote on Walmart.com “Much better than smart watch (first generation) -Solid build (full metal) -Excellent performance (very responded screen, much better processor) -Battery life is 2 times better than my old watch” in their review of the Sony DSC-QX10-B.

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Good Image and Movie Quality

Seven customers who reviewed this digital camera said that it was good for video recording. Twelve years ago Digitalcamerainfo.com wrote “It is able to record HD videos well” in their review of this digital camera but despite that they gave it a rating of 14 out of 100. Kimmyks wrote on Bestbuy.com “I used it at a concert and got amazing video footage” in their review of this digital camera. Kimmyks also wrote “Video amazing!” in their review.

10x Zoom Range

Twenty-three customers who reviewed it said that it had a good zoom. Pc Mag wrote in their review of this digital camera “On-camera shutter and zoom controls”. Pocket Lint mentioned in their review of this digital camera four years ago “The exposure modes pretty much take care of things, adds real optical zoom to smartphones in a very simple way, versatile” but even so they only scored the product 18.8 out of 100. In the same month Techview.co wrote “It offers the capabilities of a point and shoot camera with fantastic optical zoom and the ability to connect to pretty much any”.

Twenty-two customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good lens. Expert website T3.com said in their review of this digital camera “The lens can be used attached to your phone or used frees” but they gave it a rating of 3 stars. Expert website Stuff.tv/my/ gave the Sony DSC-QX10-B a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “The 105g QX10 is essentially a mid-range Sony WX200 compact camera, with its lens and sensor transplanted onto a smartphone”. Expert website Techview.co scored it 5 stars and said “The QX10 forms one of two new lenses that Sony is hoping will make the detachable camera lens category a success for them” in their review of this digital camera.

One person who reviewed it thought it had a good autofocus. Four years ago Digital Versus wrote “Speedy autofocus” but even so they rated it 1 stars.

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Image Quality

One hundred and eleven people said in their reviews that the Sony DSC-QX10-B was able to produce good images. Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned “Can shoot images up to 3 264 x 2 448 pixels” in their Sony DSC-QX10-B review. Cnet.com said on CNET.com “The Sony Cyber-shot Q 10 at its core is a good point-and-shoot camera with photo quality that's better than you'd get with most smartphones” nonetheless they rated it 1 stars. Expert website Whatdigitalcamera.com said four years ago “If you enjoy taking photos on your smartphone, these unique QX cameras will offer you more flexibility.” in their review of this digital camera.

Nine owners said in their reviews that it was good in low light. Mashable.com said in their review of this digital camera four years ago “Good lowlight shooting” . Bestbuy.com wrote “Low Light Capability” in their Sony DSC-QX10-B review however they rated the product 18.8 out of 100. Bestbuy.com also wrote “Great pictures in low light” in their review.

Five customers who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it had a good picture resolution. Four years ago Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Great Resolution” in their review of this digital camera. In the same month Mlamb mentioned “I can do very quick shooting that way” and rated it 8 stars. Brand1990 said “3 18 megapixels and it works great with my iPhone 5s”.

Two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Four years ago expert website Digitalspy.co.uk mentioned “It has a sensor”.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce clear pictures. Vera Sweeney said in her review of this digital camera “Clarity is great outdoors” . Gumegb3 mentioned “Takes amazing shots with great pixel clarity” and rated it 6 stars.

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No Flash

Nine people who purchased the Sony DSC-QX10-B agreed that it did not have a good flash. Amateurphotographer.co.uk said “Mixed results in low light (without flash”. Amateurphotographer.co.uk also wrote “Niente flash” in their review. Three years ago Bestbuy.com wrote “Can not use flash on the phone” in their review of this digital camera.


Audio

Image Noise At Moderate ISO Settings

One person wrote that the product was noisy. Three years ago Pc Mag wrote “Image noise at moderate ISO settings” in their Sony DSC-QX10-B review.

Has a Built-In Microphone

The DSC-QX10-B has a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also have a built-in microphone.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

One person wrote that the product was noisy. Three years ago Pc Mag wrote “Image noise at moderate ISO settings” in their Sony DSC-QX10-B review.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Sony DSC-QX10-B supports video recording. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also support video recording.

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1440 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the DSC-QX10-B is 1440 x 1080 pixels. That's over five times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. Across all digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera the best video resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This high megapixel digital camera has been on the market since April 2017.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers sony dscqx10bce7, sony sz95123ean
Barcodes 00845251059229, 00845251059236

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